Overview

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Primary Role
Managing Director @
Investments
20 Investments in 14 Companies
Born:
September 7, 1953
Gender:
Male
Location:
Napa
Website:
http://barryschuler.com
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Person Details

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Barry Schuler is Managing Director for DFJ Growth and the former Chairman/CEO of America Online Inc. He is credited with being one of the pioneers of the modern Internet.

As an entrepreneur for more than 30 years, Barry propelled innovations in digital media, e-commerce, design, and video games. He was a member of the senior management team that scaled AOL from $1B to $200B in market cap during 20 consecutive quarters of growth.

Barry co-founded the DFJ Growth Fund in 2006 and is actively involved with its investments which include Twitter, Tumblr, SolarCity, SpaceX and Tesla Motor Company. He serves on the board of directors for Good Technology, littleBits, Raydiance Inc., Synthetic Genomics, and SCIenergy.

Barry graduated with a BA from Rutgers University and is a member of its Hall of Distinguished Alumni.

Barry is committed to education reform and is chairman of New Tech Network, the nation's most replicated classroom transformation model, and a Director at Knowledgeworks Foundation. He co-founded Blue Oak School, Napa Valley's only K-8 independent progressive school.

Jobs (6)

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Current

Founder

Managing Director

2006 - Current   (over 10 years)

Properietor & Founder

2001 - Current   (over 15 years)
Past
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Co-Founder
1995
2002
CEO
1990
1995
Co-Founder & CEO
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$35M / Series B
Jul, 2016$181M / Series C (Lead)
Jan, 2016$45M / Series E
Jul, 2015$46.74M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2014$12M / Venture
Dec, 2013$65M / Private Equity
Dec, 2013$35M / Series D (Lead)
Oct, 2013$19M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2013$2M / AngelPersonal Investment
Feb, 2012$8M / Venture
Sep, 2011$85M / Series E
Aug, 2011$400M / Series G
Jan, 2011$15.65M / Series B (Lead)
Aug, 2009$10.5M / Venture (Lead)
Aug, 2009$30.44M / Series B
May, 2009$50M / Series E
Oct, 2008$29.9M / Series D
Mar, 2007$23.5M / Series B (Lead)
Oct, 2006$51.3M / Private Equity
Sep, 2006$10M / Venture

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